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Sauvignon Blanc Howell Mountain

Sauvignon Blanc Howell Mountain Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Like a coastal drive in a racy convertible, this wine evokes a myriad of sensory delights. It is pleasing to the eye with its beautiful golden hue. The aromas are laden with fresh pear, lemongrass, honeydew and jasmine. The entry of this wine is clean and polished with a lively attack on the palate. The body is viscous and is supported by crisp acidity and slight minerality.The flavors show hints of kiwi, lime, tangerine rind and green apple. The finish is lingering and quenching.

Varietal Definition
Sauvignon Blanc:
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California — at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety — and often assumes the moniker ‘Fume Blanc’. This popular synonym, credited to Napa’s Robert Mondavi, derives from the grape’s historic home of Pouilly in France’s Upper Loire Valley, where Sauvignon Blanc is the dominant varietal and goes locally by the name of ‘Blanc Fumé’. When treated with respect and afforded suitable growing conditions, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the wine world’s darlings. Steely, racy acidity, green, gooseberry fruit, asparagus and a grassy, herbaceous character characterize dry wines made from this grape.


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